Notable food recalls

Published On: Sep 12 2012 11:00:51 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 24 2014 07:03:21 AM CST

A Minnesota beef distributor has enacted a nationwide recall of 1,200 pounds of its ground beef products for possible E. coli contamination. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

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Frozen Beef -- February 2008 The USDA recalled 143 million pounds of processed frozen beef from the Westland/Hallmark plant in California amid concerns that cattle were not properly inspected. It was the largest U.S. beef recall – enough meat for 2 hamburgers for every American, CNN reported.

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